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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] excluding .git, .svn, &c from rdiff-backup

From: Miroslav Geisselreiter
Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] excluding .git, .svn, &c from rdiff-backup
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2014 15:22:49 +0200
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Hi Brice,

try this:
rdiff-backup \
    --exclude '**.git' \
    --exclude '**.svn' \
    --exclude '**.ssh' \
    --print-statistics \
    /home/ /backups/test-target/


Dne 25.4.2014 4:48, Brice Burgess napsal(a):
I have a relatively simple rdiff backup script which backs up the `/home` directory to `/backups/test-target`.


rdiff-backup \
    --exclude '**/.git' \
    --exclude '**/.svn' \
    --exclude '**/.ssh' \
    --include /home \
    --exclude / \
    --print-statistics \
    / /backups/test-target


I want to exclude any .git, .svn, and .ssh directories encountered. Unfortunately the above does not appear to be working to accomplish this (.git directories are included in the backup). Any ideas?

running rdiff-backup 1.2.8 (debian wheezy)

Many thanks.

~ Brice

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